A female trainee pilot and her instructor injured when a PAF aircraft crashed here in Mianwali on Wednesday.

According to the PAF spokesman, a Pakistan Air Force aircraft crashed during a training mission on Wednesday but the pilots managed to escape.

He said that it was FT-7 training aircraft. It crashed near Mianwali soon after takeoff from the base.

A woman trainee pilot Fatima and her instructor Wing Commander Waqar Ahmad were critically injured in the crash who were later shifted to PAF Hospital in a helicopter, he added. The investigations of the incident have been started.